What way can Jihad justify war? How does it relate to human nature? How do we reconcile peace with Justice? What have non-Muslim thinkers written about Jihad? These are the questions that Tariq Ramadan has tackled in this book, which is an essential read. There are many chapters this books covers with the challenges we face in the world today and topics include: the philosophy of jihad, comprehending the reality of violence, how justice pervades the notion of jihad, and seeking balance in the plurality of existence.